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Stories tagged: New England Patriots

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 13, 2019, 8:36 p.m.

Pats’ Antonio Brown said to be eligible, but will he play?

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Antonio Brown is said to be eligible to play against Miami. Whether he actually does after just three practices with the Patriots is still not clear. “We’re …

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 10, 2019, 3:23 p.m.

AP source: Jets acquire WR Demaryius Thomas from Pats for draft pick

The New York Jets acquired wide receiver Demaryius Thomas from the Patriots for a 2021 sixth-round draft pick on Tuesday, according to a person with direct knowledge of the deal.

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 10, 2019, 3:14 p.m.

Patriots coaches mum on plans for Antonio Brown this week vs. Miami

Bill Belichick isn’t concerned about Antonio Brown’s past. He’s even less concerned about anyone outside the Patriots organization who questions whether Brown can fit into New England’s system without being …

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019, 5:46 p.m.

Preseason NFL power rankings: Top spot for defending Super Bowl champ Patriots

The champions remain No. 1 to start the season, and why wouldn’t they?

Patriots’ Patrick Chung pleads not guilty on drug charge

New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung focused on football, not the cocaine possession charge he is facing, after waiving a court appearance in New Hampshire. Chung spoke briefly with reporters …

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 22, 2019, 9:51 p.m.

NFL preseason roundup: Cam Newton leaves injured in Panthers’ loss to Patriots

This was not the return to the field that Cam Newton was hoping to make. The Carolina Panthers quarterback left Thursday night’s 10-3 exhibition loss against New England in the …

Patriots’ Patrick Chung indicted on charge of cocaine possession

New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung has been indicted in New Hampshire on a charge of cocaine possession, according to court paperwork released Thursday.

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 17, 2019, 10:43 p.m.

NFL capsules: Jarrett Stidham impresses again as Patriots rally to beat Titans

Jarrett Stidham threw a 23-yard TD pass with 4:12 left, rallying the Pats to a 22-17 victory over the Titans.

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 16, 2019, 4:42 p.m.

NFL conditionally reinstates Patriots WR Josh Gordon

The NFL has conditionally reinstated Patriots wide receiver Josh Gordon. Commissioner Roger Goodell notified Gordon that on Sunday, Gordon can rejoin the team for meetings and conditioning and individual workouts. …

Tom Brady signs 2-year, $70 million extension with New England Patriots

Tom Brady, who turned 42 on Saturday, is signing a two-year, $70 million extension that runs through 2021 and includes a hefty raise this season, a person with knowledge of …

Stephon Gilmore turns a corner, might be anchor of Patriots defense

Stephon Gilmore needed little time to get comfortable with the Patriots. In his second year with the team last season he was an All-Pro. In the NFL title game, he …

UPDATED: Sat., July 27, 2019, 12:12 p.m.

RB Sony Michel returns to field on Patriots’ first full-pads day

Running back Sony Michel had a breakthrough rookie season for the New England Patriots, perhaps their best offensive player in the 2018 playoffs, too. He knows that in the NFL, …

Young QB Danny Etling tries to follow in Edelman’s footsteps as receiver

The New England Patriots struck gold in 2009 when they drafted Kent State quarterback Julian Edelman in the seventh round and converted him to wide receiver. He has had two …

Jamie Collins seeks redemption in second tour with Patriots

Jamie Collins was a Super Bowl champion in 2014 who found himself banished to pro football’s purgatory two years later as his New England Patriots marched toward another appearance in …

UPDATED: Wed., July 24, 2019, 5:46 p.m.

Patriots adjust to life without Gronk

The Super Bowl champion New England Patriots are back at work, and things are already a lot quieter. Rob Gronkowski has retired, and the locker room is a more serious …

UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019, 2:26 p.m.

Texas sheriff apologizes to Patriots player, defends deputy

A Texas sheriff says he has apologized to New England Patriots player Elandon Roberts for the actions of a deputy during a March traffic stop but also defended the deputy …

UPDATED: Fri., July 5, 2019, 12:28 p.m.

Ex-Patriot, ESPN analyst Tedy Bruschi recovering after 2nd stroke

Former New England Patriots linebacker and ESPN analyst Tedy Bruschi is recovering in a Massachusetts hospital after suffering a second stroke. His family says in a statement that the 46-year-old …

Tom Brady setting his own pace for 20th season with Patriots

Entering his 20th year in the NFL, Tom Brady has probably seen everything and tried everything to prepare himself for the rigors of the next season. Perhaps that’s why nobody …

UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019, 1:02 p.m.

Jermaine Kearse signs with Lions, rekindles bad memories for Matt Patricia

The Lions have signed receiver Jermaine Kearse. He was added to the roster on Detroit’s final day of mandatory minicamp. He had one of the most memorable catches in the …

Ben Watson poised to make most of opportunity with Patriots

Tight end Ben Watson says his upcoming suspension for taking a banned substance hasn’t deterred him from trying to make the most of his second stint with the New England …

Couch Slouch: Boston’s run of success in sports unacceptable

I speak for all of America – except for the commonwealth of Massachusetts and certain pockets of New Hampshire and Portland, Maine – in stating that absolutely no one wants …

UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019, 2:50 p.m.

Robert Kraft trial postponed while prosecutors appeal video ruling

A Florida judge has delayed the trial of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft on a misdemeanor charge that he paid for sex at a massage parlor. Judge Leonard Hanser …

UPDATED: Tue., May 7, 2019, 4:50 p.m.

Prosecutors accuse Robert Kraft’s lawyers of lying in court

Two of Patriots owner Robert Kraft’s defense attorneys are being accused of lying by prosecutors in his solicitation of prostitution case. The Palm Beach County State Attorney’s Office filed a …

Seahawks acquire TE Jacob Hollister from Patriots for 2020 pick

The Seattle Seahawks have acquired tight end Jacob Hollister from the New England Patriots in exchange for a conditional 2020 seventh-round draft pick.

UPDATED: Thu., April 25, 2019, 11:41 a.m.

Attorneys for Patriots owner Robert Kraft set to challenge sex video

Attorneys for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft are scheduled to ask a judge to throw out video recordings that police say show him twice paying for sex at a …

UPDATED: Tue., April 23, 2019, 2:46 p.m.

Judge orders Robert Kraft massage video not be released for now

A Florida judge has ordered that a video which police say shows New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft paying for sex not be publicly released for now. Palm Beach County …

UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 4:25 p.m.

Judge bars release of Robert Kraft massage videos before hearing

Prosecutors can’t release undercover video of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and others allegedly receiving sex acts at a Florida massage parlor until a Florida judge rules later this …

Patriots re-sign defensive back Jonathan Jones, add receiver Demaryius Thomas

The Patriots have re-signed defensive back Jonathan Jones and signed receiver Demaryius Thomas. In adding Thomas, the Patriots pick up a player who can potentially replace the output of Chris …

UPDATED: Mon., April 1, 2019, 12:13 p.m.

Tom Brady saves 1st tweet for April Fools’ Day: I’m retiring

New England Patriots fans who forgot that Monday is April Fools’ Day might have been panicking when quarterback Tom Brady tweeted that he had decided to retire.

Patriots defensive coordinator Greg Schiano steps down

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Rutgers coach Greg Schiano has stepped down as defensive coordinator of the New England Patriots, less than two months after taking the job